Gender Gap News
Why women business owners are most promising engine of inclusive economic growth for South Asia and beyond
To begin to realise the potential of women as business owners, the private and public sectors need to work together to enable greater access to markets and funding
Despite low female participation in the workforce, why more women are facing unemployment in the pandemic, explained
The country has fallen to the 140th position out of 156 countries by sliding down 28 places in the 2021 Gender Gap Index, which employs parameters such as economic participation, political empowerment, health, survival, and education to determine the positions of various countries on its list.
Bangladesh topped the list in South Asia at 65th rank, followed by Nepal (106), Sri Lanka (116), and Bhutan (130). India, however, fared better than Afghanistan and Pakistan
Despite paltry wages, women beedi rollers have few other job prospects, shows research; gender gap exacerbates matters
While most beedi workers have been pushed out of the formal economy, the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax also appears to have had a negative effect on them.
Men, even with low high-school GPAs in math, science and low SAT scores, were reaching for PECS and math-intensive majors.
India has slipped four places to rank 112th globally in terms of gender gap amid widening disparity in terms of women's health and survival and economic participation -- the two areas where the country is now ranked in the bottom-five, an annual survey showed on Tuesday
Unsafe in border districts, sexually harassed and discriminated elsewhere, status of Indian women remain dismal, claims RSS report
According to a report on the status of Indian women, published by an NGO associated with the RSS, there’s a glaring disparity in wages between male and female workers in India with the unemployment rate higher among women between 18 and 30 years
IMF says 180 million jobs for women at high risk globally as automation takes over; urge leadership to bridge digital divide
New technologies could further drive down demand and reduce relative wages for the routine tasks that women perform, lowering returns from labour market participation
Sandhya Vishweswariah says that not much can be done about the gender gap unless leadership at institutes insists on ensuring equal representation of women | #FirstCulture
Gender vulnerability index points at high regional imbalances; Goa ranks top in security, Bihar worst overall
A report on gender vulnerability index, conducted for the first time by Plan India seems to explain as to why India may have slipped 21 places on the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap index
A lot of women either do not have access or are not aware of the opportunities.
Damore tried to defend his position in an interview with Bloomberg, stating that he was hurt at Google's decision to fire him and felt betrayed
Memo author James Damore, 28, received jeers, cheers and a couple of job offers, while the debate raged on social media and some tech firms took steps to prevent similar episodes from embroiling their companies.
Google’s Sundar Pichai supports staff's right to dissent: What would happen to you in an Indian company?
Clearly, Sundar Pichai has imbibed the culture as leader of a top notch innovative and disruptive organisation like Google
Google has fired one of its employees, who penned the 10-page document titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber"
The Google employee who sent the 10-page mail on diversity, has once again raised the issue that is endemic to the tech industry in general
From gymnast Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, to silver-medal winning shuttler PV Sindhu – Rio Olympics proved a groundbreaking Games for women.
India had the second lowest score for its ability to close the gender gap through digital skills, according to the research model.
That is down from 11 percent two years ago, said ISC2 official Elise Yacobellis.